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Fair, Sat 11 - Sun 12 May 2019

Town & Country Fair

Town & Country Fair


Local Car Parking in Catchpool Road & charges apply

Now in its 10th year this popular family event takes place in pretty Lower Castle Park right in the heart of historic Colchester Town. Arena entertainment will include birds of prey flying displays, terrier racing, children’s entertainer, the goat show including bottle feeding lambs and kids, children’s petting pens, historical re-enactment with and much much more. Plus demonstrations of rural skills for you to enjoy.

Arts, crafts food drink and gifts marquees as well as outside trade stands.

Fully catered & with a licensed bar

And on Sunday at this event we are proud to host The Fun Family Companion Dog Show (Companion Dog Show Schedule) so bring along a canine friend and have a go (all proceeds from entries go to Marie Curie care)

Picnic sitePublic toilets

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 11 - Sun 12 May 2019 10:00 to 17:00


Tickets available on the gate: Adults: £6, Concessions: £5, Child/young person £3 (5-18) Family: £15 (2 adults, 2 young people/children 5-18)

Online: Adults: £5, concession: £4, child/young person (5-18) £2 Family £13 (2 adults, 2 young people/children 5-18)

All young people/children 5-18 must be accompanied by an adult

Under 5: Free

To qualify for a concessionary ticket you must be either: Senior Citizen, Student, Disabled, NHS Worker, Member of Armed Forces & produce relevant ID

Also see


High Street,


See location of Castle Park on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TL 998251  Lat: 51.89159 Long: 0.90380

By Road:
Main Entrance at the east end of Colchester High Street.
Parking is available with a charge at any of the towns' car parks. The nearest car parks are Nunn's Road, Priory Street and Osborne Street

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0.5 miles from Colchester Town station


  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome